She captured our hearts: braces and all. Betty Suarez (played by America Ferrera) was introduced to American audiences in September 2006. Based on the Colombian telenovela Yo soy Betty, la fea, the program that broke new ground on issues of sexuality, ethnicity, and immigration status did well on ABC when it was on Thursday nights. But the ratings have slipped recently, and the show aired its final episode this week.
It’s been appointment viewing for the entire Perez-Hinojosa family.
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